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Joseph Gavi: Young Hero of the Minsk Ghetto

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Follow the shocking but true story of Joseph Gavi, a small Jewish boy growing up in Minsk, Byelorussia during the German invasion of WWII. Relive unspeakable horrors surrounding him as he at first struggles to simply survive and then to overcome his brutal oppressors through covert action with the "Freedom Fighters" as he rescues more than 200 of his people from the impris ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by Turner (first published 2000)
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I'm not going to call this the greatest-written biography I ever read, but the subject is one of the most fascinating non-famous people I've ever encountered. Such were the events in his life that I would doubt his story, except he didn't call attention to himself -- the biographer approached HIM after reading a few lines about him in a local "facts about our local citizens" type human interest story.

Although this book bills itself as a Holocaust story ("Hero of the Minsk Ghetto" and the Star of
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